Both THE HICKORY STAFF and LESSEK'S KEY reprinted in their trade editions within a month of publication A familiar theme given new life and depth: move over Terry Goodkind; Scott & Gordon are here! 'Classic portal fantasy' GUARDIAN 'Yep, been there, done that, bought one too many t-shirts and seen the movie in its special tenth anniversary boxed set, would be my reaction too if it wasn't for the fact that the two authors have managed make it seem like no one has ever written this type of story before' BLOGCRITICS.ORG 'If you loved Narnia as a kid but feel too grown up to be reading about talking animals, this could be your perfect book. This so far brilliant dual-world trilogy starts with an unconventional bang, leaving you desperate to find out about on earth (or on Eldarn) is going on. If you enjoy a good fantasy adventure and want a bit of escapism this summer then this will not disappoint.' Waterstone's Booksellers' Reviews
Robert Scott was born in New York. He studied classical guitar, then completed a Masters degree in education. Following a 1994 concert series in Brazil, he moved to Colorado to teach and to complete a doctorate in educational leadership and policy study. THE HICKORY STAFF is his first work of fiction. He lives in Virginia with his wife and two children. Jay Gordon was born in New York. He worked as a business programmer before becoming a network management specialist. In New Jersey he founded an independent consulting firm building corporate network and technology systems. Jay died in 2005, just after he and Robert completed the final volume in the Eldarn sequence. Jay Gordon was born in New York. Before his death in 2005 Jay worked as a business programmer before becoming a network management specialist. In New Jersey he founded an independent consulting firm building corporate network and technology systems. The Hickory Staff was Jay's first work of fiction. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.